About Heather

Short Bio

I am a librarian. I make stuff.
 

Long Bio

Heather is a teacher-librarian with a passion for maker education and innovation. Previously a school librarian, she is now the Founder and Owner of Construct Learning. Heather is also a Senior Maker Fellow with the Foundry Makerspace.
 
Heather received her Bachelors in Education in Library Science from Kutztown University in 2010 and then received her Masters Degree in Instructional Technology w/ a concentration in Digital Classrooms from Kutztown University in 2012. Heather also received a graduate certificate in School Administration and Supervision (ISTE Partnership Program) at Johns Hopkins University. Heather thinks she is incredibly funny.
 
Heather is a Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Star and a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator. She is a Raspberry Pi Certified Educator. She is a Makey Makey Certified Trainer and a littleBits Certified Training Partner. She is a mentor for Year in the Making. Heather serves as an adviser on the Transform Your School Library (TYSL) initiative, is a Buncee Ambassador, and a MackinVIA ConnextPert Educator. She was named the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Leadership Award recipient in 2011. She is the President-Elect for ISTE’s Librarians Network. She is a member of ALA, AASL, ISTE, ILA, PSLA, and PAECT.
 

She holds a Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate in Library Science (K-12), Instructional Technology (K-12), Principal’s Certification (K-12) and Middle-Level Mathematics (7-9). 

Heather is the mom of two wonderful children and has a wonderful husband. When she is not busy chasing them around, she enjoys watching the Golden Girls, listening to audiobooks, and eating.

Heather has presented at FETC, TCEA, ILA, and ISTE among many other state and regional conferences. To keep up with her latest adventures, follow her blog, heatherlister.com

 
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Super Short Bio You Can Copy & Paste Into Things

Heather Lister teacher-librarian with a passion for making and innovation. Previously a school librarian, she is now a a Senior Maker Fellow with the Foundry Makerspace and the owner of Construct Learning. She holds degrees in Library Science and Instructional Technology and certificates in Mathematics and School Administration. You can follow her journey on her blog, www.heatherlister.com

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Heather Lister is an educator with a passion for STEAM and maker education. Previously a school librarian, she is now the owner of Construct Learning, a consultancy focused on STEAM, maker education and PBL.  She is also a Senior Fellow with the Foundry Makerspace. She is the President-Elect of the ISTE Librarians Network. Heather is an international speaker and author. Heather is the mom of two wonderful children and a lover of all things Harry Potter. Follow her @heathermlister or check out her blog at www.heatherlister.com.